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From Marcos Ortiz <mlor...@uci.cu>
Subject Re: [RELEASE] 0.8.0
Date Mon, 06 Jun 2011 13:31:52 GMT
El 6/6/2011 1:00 AM, Terje Marthinussen escribió:
> 0.8 under load may turn out to be more stable and well behaving than 
> any release so far
>
> Been doing a few test runs stuffing more than 1 billion records into a 
> 12 node cluster and thing looks better than ever.
> VM's stable and nice at 11GB. No data corruptions, dead nodes, full 
> GC's or any of the other trouble that plagued early 0.7 releases.
>
> Still have to test more nasty stuff like rebalancing or recovering 
> failed nodes, but so far I would recommend anyone to consider  0.8 
> over 0.7.x if setting up a new system
Regards, Terje, Can you share with us a blog post or something like that 
your tests?
Thanks
>
> Terje
>
> On Fri, Jun 3, 2011 at 5:25 PM, Stephen Connolly 
> <stephen.alan.connolly@gmail.com 
> <mailto:stephen.alan.connolly@gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>     Great work!
>
>     -Stephen
>
>     P.S.
>      As the release of artifacts to Maven Central is now part of the
>     release process, the artifacts are all available from Maven Central
>     already (for people who use Maven/ANT+Ivy/Gradle/Buildr/etc)
>
>     On 3 June 2011 00:36, Eric Evans <eevans@rackspace.com
>     <mailto:eevans@rackspace.com>> wrote:
>     >
>     > I am very pleased to announce the official release of Cassandra
>     0.8.0.
>     >
>     > If you haven't been paying attention to this release, this is
>     your last
>     > chance, because by this time tomorrow all your friends are going
>     to be
>     > raving, and you don't want to look silly.
>     >
>     > So why am I resorting to hyperbole?  Well, for one because this
>     is the
>     > release that debuts the Cassandra Query Language (CQL).  In one fell
>     > swoop Cassandra has become more than NoSQL, it's MoSQL.
>     >
>     > Cassandra also has distributed counters now.  With counters, you can
>     > count stuff, and counting stuff rocks.
>     >
>     > A kickass use-case for Cassandra is spanning data-centers for
>     > fault-tolerance and locality, but doing so has always meant
>     sending data
>     > in the clear, or tunneling over a VPN.   New for 0.8.0,
>     encryption of
>     > intranode traffic.
>     >
>     > If you're not motivated to go upgrade your clusters right now,
>     you're
>     > either not easily impressed, or you're very lazy.  If it's the
>     latter,
>     > would it help knowing that rolling upgrades between releases is now
>     > supported?  Yeah.  You can upgrade your 0.7 cluster to 0.8 without
>     > shutting it down.
>     >
>     > You see what I mean?  Then go read the release notes[1] to learn
>     about
>     > the full range of awesomeness, then grab a copy[2] and become a
>     > (fashionably )early adopter.
>     >
>     > Drivers for CQL are available in Python[3], Java[3], and Node.js[4].
>     >
>     > As usual, a Debian package is available from the project's APT
>     > repository[5].
>     >
>     > Enjoy!
>     >
>     >
>     > [1]: http://goo.gl/CrJqJ (NEWS.txt)
>     > [2]: http://cassandra.debian.org/download
>     > [3]: http://www.apache.org/dist/cassandra/drivers
>     > [4]: https://github.com/racker/node-cassandra-client
>     > [5]: http://wiki.apache.org/cassandra/DebianPackaging
>     >
>     > --
>     > Eric Evans
>     > eevans@rackspace.com <mailto:eevans@rackspace.com>
>     >
>     >
>
>


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